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Editorial: Real-time information is a big boon to officers

Let’s say you’re a law enforcement officer who works in Linn County and you’ve just pulled someone over on a traffic stop.

You might be interested in knowing, in real time, that the vehicle involved in the traffic stop was pulled over a couple of weeks ago for speeding outside of Philomath. 33 more words


Corps reviewing wetlands impact permit

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is reviewing a permit application for work to build an elementary school and is looking for comments.

Greater Albany Public Schools plans to use voter-approved bond funds to build a new elementary school on about 10 acres of a 17-acre parcel on Timber Ridge Street Northeast, next to the current Timber Ridge School. 9 more words

Dept. Of Environmental Quality

Editorial: Expanding our view of public health

It was good to see Linn County make upward progress in the new edition of the 2016 County Health Rankings: The county, which had been ranked at No. 64 more words


Abandoned Iowa: Ivanhoe

Some people’s dreams are long buried in the ghost town of Ivanhoe and others are still being dug up.

On the northeast side of the Cedar River crossing on Highway 1 between Solon and Mount Vernon lies a distant echo of a short lived mid 19th century town known as Ivanhoe. 2,821 more words


ODOT to start Highway 34 safety projects

Public reception to the installation of traffic signals and street lights at Seven Mile Lane and Highway 34 in 2016 has been overwhelming, according to Linn County Roadmaster Darrin Lane. 36 more words

Dept. Of Transportation

Nonprofit that supports foster care system launches in Linn and Benton counties

A new nonprofit organization in Linn and Benton counties is seeking to address Oregon’s foster care crisis with respite care.

Every Child connects volunteers who wish to support the foster care system with opportunities, whether baby-sitting for a foster family, helping the Department of Human Services renovate visitation rooms or donating household items to foster children who are aging out of the system. 16 more words

Albany Democrat Herald